• Kim James

    March 13, 2018 at 5:56 am

    Hey Chris very interesting,

    I think it requires a contextual analysis of said situation.

    What was the circumstances that lead to that behaviour…. other than

    ” I called my dog over and the other dog came as well ”

    where were you?

    dog park?

    in your back yard?

    in the other dogs back yard?

    Is this dog familiar to Hudson, is there a clear level of social status between them.

    Do you treat (food/toy/affection) your dog on the recall?

    I think this is relevant information as it will enable a better analysis of the steps both dogs went through prior to the bite that you may or may not have missed.

    Its fair to say a dog would feel entitled if there is a leadership imbalance.

    You are and should be a protected commodity if there is a threat present, thats normal behaviour.

    If you look at Maslows hierarchy of needs your fulfilling all of these for Hudson in some way or another, the whole idea behind the leadership philosophy is that you are and become the resource MANAGER.